Tata Institute of Fundamental Research

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Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
TIFR main campus, Mumbai
Established June 1, 1945
Type Deemed University
Director Mustansir Barma
Location Mumbai, India
Campus Urban
Website www.tifr.res.in

The Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) is a research organization in India. It is for studies in mathematics and science. It is located in Mumbai.[1]

TIFR was started by Jenhangir Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata. It is now government funded. This institute has various departments like physics, chemistry, astronomy, and mathematics. One of its founding members was physicist Homi Bhabha. It was inaugurated by Prime Minister Sri Jawaharlal Nehru. Professors in this organization are recruited from institutes including the Illinois Institute of Technology.

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  1. Special Correspondent (November 2005). "Making bright ideas happen". Frontline 22 (23). http://www.frontline.in/static/html/fl2223/stories/20051118004911600.htm. Retrieved 1 February 2014.